IT’S A FIREFLY SUMMER!
Like fireflies blinking in the night, books can have on/off bright-light moments long after the light bulb burst of its publication date. That’s what happened for my 2013 picture book from Blue Apple Books, IT’S A FIREFLY NIGHT (which was so perfectly illustrated by artist Betsy Snyder) when it was selected by the Peapack-Gladstone Library in Somerset County, New Jersey for their community’s “StoryWalk” this summer.
You may be asking, “what the heck is a StoryWalk?” (I did, too.) Answer: StoryWalk® is an innovative and delightful way for children to enjoy reading and the outdoors at the same time. Laminated pages from a children’s book are attached to wooden stakes, which are installed along an outdoor path...Read More